Violin Memory: a story about Ferrari and Miami Vice

Last week I was invited to the IT Press Tour and one of the meeting we had was with Violin Memory and its Executives team. My personal feeling about this two hour brief was very strange. Theoretically I could write great things about Violin but, in practice, Don Basilio (CEO) left a bitter taste in my mouth. About the Ferrari Violin Memory is a startup based in the Silicon Valley that produces Flash based storage arrays. It’s very well financed and they are targeting an IPO for the end of the year. Actually, they are the most important flash...

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